Levotop 500mg Tablet

icon
Marc Laboratories Pvt Ltd

Composition for Levotop 500mg Tablet

iconPrescription Required
80
₹8.0/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
SOLD OUT

Medicine Overview of Levotop Tablet

uses

Uses of Levotop Tablet

Levotop 500mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and tuberculosis.
It is also used in infections of urinary tract, tonsils, sinus, nose, throat, female genital organ, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).
uses

Side effects of Levotop Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

uses

How to use Levotop Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Levotop 500mg Tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Levotop 500mg Tablet with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.

How Levotop Tablet works

Levotop 500mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Levotop Tablet

Expert advice for Levotop Tablet

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Levotop immediately and consult your doctor. You should not take medicines to stop or slow diarrhoea.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with epilepsy, kidney or heart diseases.
video imgplay img
Warnings
Special precautions for Levotop 500mg Tablet
icon
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Levotop 500mg Tablet.
icon
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Levotop 500mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
...
+more
icon
Lactation
CAUTION
Levotop 500mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
...
+more
icon
Driving
Levotop 500mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affe
ct your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
...
+more
icon
Kidney
CAUTION
Levotop 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Levotop 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
...
+more
icon
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Levotop 500mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

However, stop the medicine and inform your doctor if you develop any signs and symptoms of jaundice while taking this medicine.
...
+more
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection, Ozip 2.5mg Tablet, Oliza 10mg Injection, Gli 2mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Levofloxacin, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Levotop 500mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Levofloxacin

Levotop is a quinolone antibiotic. It works by killing the bacteria that cause infections in your body. It can be used to treat infections of the sinuses, lungs, urinary tract, including your kidneys or bladder, prostate gland and skin and soft tissue.
Q. Can I take Levotop with prednisone?
Levotop and prednisone when taken together may increase the risk of tendon rupture (a tendon is a cord that joins your muscle to your bones). If you experience pain and inflammation in your tendons or ligaments, which could lead to rupture, stop taking Levotop immediately and talk to your doctor. Always consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
No, Levotop is not a narcotic substance. It is a quinolone antibiotic.
Q. Can I take Levotop with loratadine?
Levotop can be taken with loratadine. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Levotop with esomeprazole?
Levotop can be taken with esomeprazole. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Levotop affect birth control?
Levotop can be taken with birth control pills (oral contraceptive pills). No drug-drug interactions have been reported between them. However, interactions can occur. Talk to a doctor to confirm whether you need to use extra precaution while taking Levotop with birth control pills.
Q. Can I take Levotop for a tooth infection?
Levotop is not used to treat tooth infection. If you think you have a tooth infection, talk to a doctor and start antibiotics only as advised, do not start antibiotics on your own.
Q. Can I take Levotop for streptococcal throat infection?
Levotop is active against streptococcus bacteria and can be used for the treatment of a streptococcal sore throat. If you think you have a sore throat infection, talk to a doctor and start antibiotics only as advised, do not start antibiotics on your own.
Q. Is Levotop same as ciprofloxacin?
Levotop and ciprofloxacin are two different antibiotics, however, they belong to the same class of quinolone antibiotics. Levotop is as effective as ciprofloxacin for treating complicated urinary tract infections. In men with chronic bacterial prostatitis treated for 28 days, oral Levotop 500mg once daily achieved similar clinical and bacteriological response rates to oral ciprofloxacin 500mg twice daily. Levotop is more active against Gram-positive organisms than ciprofloxacin. Ciprofloxacin is an economical alternative and Levotop is active against many bacteria but can cause damage to your tendons. So, it is advisable that you must talk to a doctor for the right choice of antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Can I take Levotop for tonsillitis?
Levotop is not indicated for the treatment of tonsillitis. If you think you have tonsillitis, talk to a doctor and start antibiotics only as advised, do not start antibiotics on your own.
Q. Can I take Levotop with guaifenesin?
Levotop can be taken with guaifenesin. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Levotop with paracetamol?
Levotop can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Levotop does not contain sulfa. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Levotop does not cover methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Also, MRSA is very likely to have co-resistance to quinolones, including Levotop.
Yes, like any other medicine, Levotop has an expiry date. Please check the expiry date mentioned on the pack before taking the medicine.
Q. Does Levotop treat bacterial vaginosis?
Levotop is not used to treat bacterial vaginosis. If you think you have bacterial vaginosis, talk to a doctor and start antibiotics only as advised, do not start antibiotics on your own.
Levotop does not cause dry mouth. Talk to your doctor if you experience dry mouth while taking Levotop as it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Levotop is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.<br>
Levotop is not a penicillin. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Levotop is not a steroid. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Yes, Levotop belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
+more

Substitutes for Levotop Tablet

Levofresh 500mg Tablet
Smart Laboratories Pvt Ltd
₹5.0/Tablet
save 38%
Lotor 500mg Tablet
Zuventus Healthcare Ltd
₹5.85/Tablet
save 27%
Levollect 500mg Tablet
Intellect Lifescience
₹6.17/Tablet
save 23%
₹6.54/Tablet
save 18%
Qure 500mg Tablet
Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹6.54/Tablet
save 18%
Top Ophthalmologists
doctor
4.9
doctor
Dr. Parul Sharma
MBBS, MS, DNB, Fellowship
4.2
doctor
Dr. Tinku Bali Razdan
MBBS, MS, Fellowship, Fellowship, Fellowship, Fellowship
4.5
doctor
Dr. Monika Mittal
MBBS, MS, DNB, Fellowship, Fellowship
4.4
doctor
Dr. Anita Sethi
MBBS, MD, DNB, Fellowship
4.8
cross img